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Clinical Psychology Psychotherapy Behavioural Psychology Cognitive Psychology People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work
About this course
Develop your cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) knowledge and skills with this advanced course in CBT for severe mental health conditions. This year long postgraduate certificate aligns with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) requirements and can count towards your accreditation as an individual practitioner.
You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of cognitive behavioural concepts, models and methods.
By studying both theory and research-based evidence, you’ll develop essential skills in:
Your choice of modules will allow you to develop specialist skills in line with the needs of your clinical practice:
This is a flexible programme, with most students working in clinical settings and attending the University at least one day a week.
The key difference between this award and the CBT (Severe Mental Health) (PG Dip) is that applicants for this advanced course already have a good working knowledge of CBT for anxiety and depression.
This training provides a pathway towards British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) accreditation, allowing you to pursue a professional career in CBT.
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For this course (per year)
This course is not available to EU and international students.
Students will need a 2:1 degree in one of the following subjects: psychology, medicine, social work, occupational therapy, nursing, or an equivalent professional qualification. If you have a nursing qualification that is not a degree, it must be equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more
Full time | 1 year | 02-OCT-23
Part time | 2 years | 02-OCT-23